Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the October 10 governorship election.
Former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Ondo State polled 888 votes to beat the deputy governor of the state, Mr Agboola Ajayi, who polled 657 votes.
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Dr Eddy Olafeso got 175 votes while Dr Bode Ayorinde scored 95 votes. Mr Banji Okunomo polled 90, Senator Boluwaji Kunlere scored 33, Mr Sola Ebiseni scored 29 votes, and Godday Erewa polled 13 votes.
With his victory, Jegede will now battle the incumbent Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu in the forthcoming election for the number one sit in the state